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1 Pharmacy Department Programmes
BPharm HCert: Pharmacy Support

2 WELCOME Staff welcome you to the Pharmacy Department
Building 12 (Biological Sciences Building) 2nd and 3rd Floors Congratulate you, the first year students, on your choice 2013 – first year of presentation of: New integrated BPharm degree New Pharmacy Technical Assistant programme

3 Head of Department: Mrs Shirley-Anne Boschmans
PHARMACY DEPARTMENT Head of Department: Mrs Shirley-Anne Boschmans Academic Staff: Programme and Stream Coordinators & Lecturers BPharm Programme Mrs S-A Boschmans Clinical Pharmacy Stream Mrs J McCartney People and Systems Stream Mrs S Burton The Molecule Stream Mrs M Keele PTA Programme Mrs T-L Fogarty Postgraduate Programmes Prof I Truter Lecturers Mrs J Barry Ms L Kritiotis Mr A Kritzinger Mrs N Kubashe Mr C Okafor Mrs J Rishworth Mr B Knoesen BPharm Service Courses (1st & 2nd year): Anatomy & Physiology; Computers; Chemistry; Physics: Biochemistry; Microbiology

4 Head of Department: Mrs Shirley-Anne Boschmans
PHARMACY DEPARTMENT Head of Department: Mrs Shirley-Anne Boschmans Support Staff: Laboratory technicians Mrs J Taylor Mrs E Newman Mrs N Skhosana Mrs A van Jaarsveld Mrs J van Jaarsveld Laboratory Assistants Mrs E Boltina Mr W Grauman Mrs C Laxa Mrs M Tube

5 Bodies involved in Pharmacy
BACKGROUND Bodies involved in Pharmacy Statutory Body South African Pharmacy Council Professional Body Pharmaceutical Society of SA

6 Registration with SAPC
BPharm Students Register with SAPC as from 1st year Registration category – Pharmacy Student Registration Fee: R367.90 Annual registration required 2nd to 4th year Annual Fee: R173.29 PTA Students Register with SAPC Details still to be announced by SAPC

7 Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree (BPharm)  Pharmacist

8 The BPharm Degree 4 year Bachelors degree Internship (1 year)
Community service (1 yr) Registration as a pharmacist (South African Pharmacy Council)

Foundation Courses Integrated BPharm The Molecule People & Systems Clinical Pharmacy

10 First Year Modules Foundation Programmes
Anatomy and Physiology for Pharmacists ZFP101, ZFP102 Biochemistry for Pharmacists ZFB102 Organic Chemistry for Pharmacists ZFC101 Computing Fundamentals WRFV101 The Molecule Pharmaceutical Chemistry ZTM101 Physics for Pharmacists ZTM121 Physical Pharmacy ZTM102 People & Systems Pharmacy People and Systems ZPS122 Clinical Pharmacy – BPharm2 Integrated BPharm The Molecule People & Systems Clinical Pharmacy Foundation Courses


12 Higher Certificate: Pharmacy Support  Pharmacy Technical Assistant (PTA)

13 Midlevel Worker Qualifications
1 year Higher Certificate Supervised practice Registration as a Pharmacy Technical Assistant (South African Pharmacy Council) 1 year Advanced Certificate Registration as a Pharmacy Technician (South African Pharmacy Council)

14 Higher CertificateModules
1 YEAR PROGRAMME: Pharmacy in Practice ZPA101, ZPA102 Practical Pharmaceutics ZAP101, ZAP102 Clinical Medicine Use ZAC101, ZAC102 Pharmacy Business Environment ZAM101, ZAM102 One elective module – choice between 2 options Health and Wellness Promotion ZAH100 Information and Communication Technology in Pharmacy ZAR100


16 Achievements…. Staff actively involved in professional activities:
South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC), Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) and other national and international bodies Staff have well established research records – supervision of postgraduate students (masters & doctoral level); scientific publications; conference presentations; serve on editorial / review panels of scientific journals One NRF rated researcher (Truter) Prof Ilse Truter - Top Researcher in Faculty of Health Sciences Fulbright scholar & NMMU Rising Star – Ms Milli Reddy Brian Seymour national award – Charl Botha, Michelle Bennett & Raydon Juta

17 Achievements…. Consistently produce top performing graduates in the national pre-registration exam set by SAPC (South African Pharmacy Council) Excellent working relationship with local pharmacists in public and private sectors - experiential on-site learning programmes

18 Highlights …. National Dept Education granted R24 million refurbishment funding ensure state-of-the-art training facilities New Integrated BPharm curriculum to ensure undergraduate training is modern, in line with international trends and relevant to South Africa’s needs First University in South Africa to train mid level workers Pharmacy Technical Assistant Programme (Higher Certificate)

19 What happens next? .. compulsory events
BPharm & HCert orientation programme Weds 30th Jan Registration on South Campus (Indoor Sports Centre) HCert in Pharmacy Support - 08:30-09:30 B Pharm - 09:30-10:30 Wed 6th Feb Departmental meeting BPharm1 at 09h00 HCert at 11:00 on South Campus in Meet the staff ; prepare for lectures; PEPSA fun event BPharm1:14h00 – 15h00 Computing Fundamentals (WFRV101) Venue: Thur 7th Feb Buddy programme 09h00 – 15h00 in Mon 11th Feb 2012 Lectures start

20 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University..
training pharmacists for tomorrow…..

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